About ready to give up on your New Year's resolution to exercise? Blame your boring gym routine.
Lucky for you, Chicago is home to an array of unique fitness
opportunities. Here are four classes that are way more fun than
running on a treadmill - but just as good of a workout, if not better.
Hula Dancing Ohana Entertainment
Classes are held at Flamenco Arts Center, 3755 N. Western
Taught by members of a professional dance group, hula really works the legs and tones the abs in a graceful and fun workout.
Kung Fu HealthKick Kung Fu
Classes are held at Wells Street Athletic Club, 1513 N. Wells
A traditional Chinese martial art, kung fu focuses on physical movement
and mental concentration while providing a full-body workout.
Cardio Striptease All About Dance
Classes are held at All About Dance, 2214 N. Clark
As the studio's most popular class, cardio striptease keeps
participants in constant motion and teaches them dance routines that
tone the entire body.
Hula Hooping HooperPower
Classes are held at Chang's Martial Arts, 1534 N. Milwaukee
Using the same hoops that you might have played with as a kid, hooping
is guaranteed to put a smile on your face while you try out different
tricks and keep the hoop spinning.